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Commercial Vehicle Accident Causes and Prevention

Motor vehicles accidents are the leading cause of work-related fatalities. Despite the endless safety strategies and recent gains in traffic safety, it’s still a risk when putting a large commercial vehicle on the road. In 2013, there were 30,057 fatal automobile crashes on the nations' highways, 12.7% of them (3,806) involved at least one large truck or bus. In addition, there were an estimate of 5,657,000 non-fatal crashes and 6.8% of them (385,000) involved a large truck or bus, according to data from the National Highway Traffic Administration.

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